non·​fluo·​res·​cent | \ ˌnän-flu̇-ˈre-sᵊnt How to pronounce nonfluorescent (audio) , flȯ- \

Definition of nonfluorescent

: not fluorescent: such as
a : not having fluorescence nonfluorescent dyes
b : not capable of fluorescing nonfluorescent minerals

Examples of nonfluorescent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And then, perhaps, employers will make accommodations, like working from home or in a nonfluorescent environment. Elaine Reilly As Told To Diane Shipley, The Cut, "Living With a Mysterious Condition That Makes the World Look Like Static," 16 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of nonfluorescent

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonfluorescent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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